Cardiothoracic trauma.

@article{Symbas1991CardiothoracicT,
  title={Cardiothoracic trauma.},
  author={P. Symbas},
  journal={Current problems in surgery},
  year={1991},
  volume={28 11},
  pages={
          741-97
        }
}
  • P. Symbas
  • Published 1991
  • Medicine
  • Current problems in surgery
Background: Trauma in general is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, and causes more loss of productive years than ischemic heart disease and malignancy together. Cardiothoracic trauma occurs in 60% of multitrauma patients and is 2-3 times more common than intra-abdominal visceral injuries. It constitutes 25% of traumatic deaths and contributes significantly to at least another 25% of these fatalities. Though only about 15% of chest trauma requires operative intervention, a… Expand
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